Safety-Kleen Appoints Walker to Lead Oil Re-Refining Technical Team

New position designed to enhance oil product quality, customer service

Mar 09, 2011, 13:32 ET from Safety-Kleen

PLANO, Texas, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., today announced the appointment of Rodney Walker as Technical Director, Oil Re-refining.  In his new role, Walker's main areas of focus will be to ensure Safety-Kleen's top-quality lubrication products are highly cost-competitive, to provide Safety-Kleen customers with value-added technical support, and to represent Safety-Kleen in key lubricants industry organizations.

Walker has been a member of the Safety-Kleen sales team for more than 10 years, and has more than 30 years of experience in plant operations, technical support, sales and general management in the lubricants industry.

"We are expanding the size and scope of our Technical Group so we can add more value to our products and our customers' businesses," said Curt Knapp, Safety-Kleen vice president, oil re-refining sales and marketing.  "Given Rodney's broad experience, as well as his in-depth knowledge of Safety-Kleen's products and customers, I am confident he will make a strong positive impact right away, and help bring even greater value to our customers."

About Safety-Kleen

Safety-Kleen is a leading North American used oil recycling and re-refining, parts cleaning and environmental solutions company, with approximately 4,100 employees serving more than 330,000 customer locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Safety-Kleen provides a broad set of environmentally-responsible products and services that keep North American businesses in balance with the environment. For more information, please visit or call (800) 669-5740.

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